Hey, crafty friends! It’s Heather here to share more inspiration for the new products that debuted on Tuesday for our Father’s Day release! Do you have a favorite product or project that has inspired you this week? I love how most of the new products aren’t just for Father’s Day and there have been lots of ideas shared for using them for other occasions. It’s always so much fun to see what the TE Creative Team does with all of the crafty goodies and then when the products get into your hands – we love to see what you all are creating!

Speaking of inspiration, get a jump start using your new products with the Craft-Along class promotion we have going on this week. Check out the details below:

When you make a purchase of $75 or more now through Sunday, May 15th, you will get 2 FREE exclusive video craft along classes with Taylor and Heather!

This mini version of our Online Crafty Classes is a great way for you to put your new goodies to use right away making 6 different card designs at your own pace! Watch the videos as often as you like and learn some new crafty tips and tricks!

Once you complete your purchase, you will receive an email (separate from your order confirmation email) with links to the class videos on YouTube.

Although Taylor and Heather will recommend extra supplies (ink, cardstock, embellishments, etc.), you can use anything you have to make these projects uniquely yours!

Hurry! This offer is only valid through 11:59 pm (CT) on Sunday, May 15th, or while supplies last. Classes will be available to purchase after May 15th.

Click below to visit the new release products in the TE webstore and then keep scrolling for today’s inspiration!

Today, I have another round up of inspiration from the TE Creative Team to share with you that were created with products from this week’s release:

Jen Shults put the dad jokes in action with this pair of cards that she created with the Dad Bod Stamp & Die Combo set. She embossed the dad jokes sentiments with clear embossing powder onto the t-shirts that are cut out from Olive cardstock. The background on the card is stamped using the Denim Background stamp with Blueberry ink on Gumball cardstock and is added to a Toffee cardstock panel that is impressed with a Diagonal Stitch Rectangle Stacklets die. I love all of the distressing that Jen did to give the card a grungy, masculine look.

Noriko Fairchild created a whole school of fish on this card created with the Hook, Line, & Sinker Stamp & Stencil Combo set and her color combination was inspired by the set packaging! The fish patterns are stamped with Oreo ink and Noriko stenciled the fish using Candy Corn, Pumpkin, Pineapple, and Gumball inks and cut out the panel with a Stitched Rectangle Stacklets die. The sentiment from the Reely Great Stamp & Die combo set is embossed in white on Oreo Cardstock cut out with the Double-Ended Flag Stacklets dies.

Melody Rupple put together this fun birthday card using the Reely Great Stamp & Die Combo set and Just Keep Swimming stencil! She stenciled the fish in a rainbow of colors with her Blender Brushes for the card background and added the fishing reel that is selectively inked for a multicolored look! The extra fish going across the card design are cut out with the Little Bits – Fish die.

How fun is this shaker card that Kavya created with the Hook, Line, & Sinker Stamp & Stencil Combo set? The fish are created with the Hook, Line, & Sinker Stamp & Stencil Combo set, cut out with the coordinating dies, and added to an oceany background that Kavya created with the Build a Scene – Rolling Waves dies and Just Keep Swimming stencil. Kavya cut a circle out of the background with a Stitched Circle Stacklets die to create the shaker and filled it with Snow Flurries sequins and tiny fish cut out with the Little Bits – Fish die.

This pair of fish themed cards were created by Emily Mydlowski with the Hook, Line, & Sinker Stamp & Stencil Combo set. She embossed the patterns in white and then stenciled the fish in a tropical color combination: Lemon Meringue, Fruit Punch, Plum Punch, and Confetti Cake. The fish are cut out with the coordinating dies and added to backgrounds embossed with the Snowfall embossing folder (it looks like bubbles!) The finishing touch is Bits & Pieces – Clear Drip Drops to add even more bubbles!

Today, join Taylor live for “T Time” at 10AM Central on the Taylored Expressions Facebook Page. She’ll be sharing a fun crafty project and more! We hope to see you there – come join in the fun! (Don’t worry, if you miss the live you can always watch the saved broadcast afterward!)

That wraps up the inspiration for our Father’s Day release! Share your card creations for Dad and more and with us on the Fans of Taylored Expressions Facebook Page – if you aren’t a member of the group, come join us to see all of the crafty TE inspiration that is shared by your fellow TE fans. Next week look forward to the new colors joining the TE collection! We’ve been teasing you for a while now that were coming and the wait is almost over. Stop by the blog this weekend for a sneak peek!

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